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Satellites for Arms Control and Crisis Monitoring : SIPRI Monographs - Bhupendra Jasani

Satellites for Arms Control and Crisis Monitoring

SIPRI Monographs

By: Bhupendra Jasani (Editor), Toshibomi Sakata (Editor)

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Published: 12th March 1987
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Surveying both the technological and political logistics behind satellite monitoring, this collection of essays discusses the technological requirements for a satellite monitoring agency, the present state of remote sensing technology in Europe, the various political roles of monitoring stations, and the possibility of an international constellation of agencies.

'The work's strength lies in its analysis of the technology, and it is particularly good on the importance of different degrees of definition and on the different types of sensors available. It is a useful read for those interested in the strengths and limitations of different verification techniques, and Bhupendra Jasani's opening essay is a model of clear information in an area where the superpowers still like to keep their detailed capabilities concealed.' Trevor Taylor, Staffordshire Polytechnic. International Affairs

ISBN: 9780198291015
ISBN-10: 0198291019
Series: SIPRI Monographs
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 190
Published: 12th March 1987
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.1 x 16.2  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.48